WWF’s Pierre Cannet ‘There is a lot of tension between the words of the President at a global level and what we are seeing at a local and national level’
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Around 45,000 climate campaigners marched in Paris Saturday to condemn what they called the French government's "inaction" on climate change, according to a media estimate. Organisers of the march through the centre of the city, which coincided with "yellow vests" riots in the west, estimated that 107,000 people took part while the police put the figure at 36,000. Organisers said more than 350,000 people turned out to march in 220 towns and cities across France.